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Maternity waiting homes (MWHs) are used to increase the number of women delivering at health care facilities. The first MWHs in Liberia were opened in 2012, prior to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak.
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Name: International health
To analyze the cost-effectiveness of maternity waiting homes (MWHs) in rural Liberia by examining the cost per life saved and economic effect of MWHs on maternal mortality.
The criteria of zero Ebola cases defined by the World Health Organization did not explicitly account for the sexual transmission and led to multiple recrudescent events in West Africa from 2015-2016, ...
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We develop a dynamic model of hospital competition where (i) waiting times increase if demand exceeds supply; (ii) patients choose a hospital based in part on waiting times; and (iii) hospitals incur ...
Migrant women are more likely to experience sub-optimal maternity outcomes and are often described in a problematised way. Communication is crucial in maternity and can be compromised if the language ...
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety profile of the Zaire Ebola vaccine and the strength of the immune response.
This study will test two new vaccines, one for Ebola and one for Marburg virus, to see if they are safe, if they have side effects, and if they create an immune response in people who rece...
Provide individual access to treatment for Zaire Ebola virus disease (EVD) or post-exposure prophylaxis after high-risk exposure to Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV) with the investigational product...
The Oxford University is undertaking a follow-on study to a Phase 1 study involving the two viral vectored Ebola vaccines Ad26-ZEBOV and MVA-BN-Filo. The aim of this study is to investigat...
A Single-Center, Randomized, Blind, Phase II Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Immunogenicity of the Adenovirus Type 5 Vector Based Ebola Virus Disease Vaccine (Ad5-EBOV) in Health...
The different methods of scheduling patient visits, appointment systems, individual or group appointments, waiting times, waiting lists for hospitals, walk-in clinics, etc.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent EBOLA HEMORRHAGIC FEVER.
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
Prospective patient listings for appointments.
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
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Marburg and Ebola Virus Infections
Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers — illnesses marked by severe bleeding (hemorrhage), organ failure and, in many cases, death. Both viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred f...